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[Asia, China] 25 Percent of Beijing's Tobacco Vendors Fail to Stub Out, Continue Selling Cigarettes Near Schools Illegally

Equally unsettling for parents is how many of those vendors opted not to put up required warning signs about the hazards of smoking, and how many of them sell illegally sell cigarettes to minors. These findings were announced by a panel inspecting polici
The Beijinger (cn)
added Jul 25, 2016 16:25
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[Asia, India] Punjab plans to implement its order of ban on tobacco products

Punjab has decided that a special Enforcement drives would be conducted throughout the state to remove Tobacco Vendors near Educational Institutions and enforce Anti-tobacco law with in Bus Stands. Commissioner FDA cum Secretary Health Punjab Hussan Lal a
Punjabnewsexpress.com (in)
added Jul 25, 2016 16:20
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[Pennsylvania] In hard-hitting ad campaign, Philly targets tobacco industry marketing practices

Philadelphia's "Break the Cycle" public-health campaign uses dramatic statistics, photos, and maps to press its case that the industry positions its products for sale near candy and plasters ads on corner stores near schools to ensure a continuing line o
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jul 25, 2016 16:15
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[Canada] E-cigarette use increasing amongst teens, study shows

A new study suggests more teens are using e-cigarettes, which may be a gateway for nicotine addiction amongst young people with little to no regulation in Alberta. Dr. Michael Khoury, a pediatrician at the Stollery Children's Hospital in Edmonton, condu
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 25, 2016 15:19
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[North Dakota] Electronic Cigarette Refill Liquids: Child-Resistant Packaging, Nicotine Content, and Sales to Minors12

•Only 35% of e-liquid containers were child-resistant. •More than half of the e-liquid containers were mislabeled by at least 10%. •Sixty-five percent of e-liquid containers with nicotine were not child-resistant. •Federal legislation on packaging and ni
Journal of Pediatric Nursing: Nursing Care of Children and Families (JPN)
added Jul 24, 2016 15:22
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E-cigarette nicotine labels not always accurate

A study found that 51 percent of labels on e-cigarette liquid nicotine containers from 16 North Dakota stores don’t accurately reflect the levels of nicotine found in the products. In one instance, actual nicotine levels were 172 percent higher than labe
ScienceDaily
added Jul 24, 2016 15:15
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[New Mexico] Alcohol use among NM high-schoolers continues to decline

Cigarette use also has declined for years among New Mexico youths, but the gain is offset by the popularity of electronic cigarettes and hookahs, the survey found. The rate of students who reported binge-drinking behavior has declined by more than half
Albuquerque Journal
added Jul 24, 2016 15:07
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[New Mexico] Report: Binge drinking, cigarette smoking down among NM teens

Current cigarette smoking, or smoking cigarettes on at least one of the past 30 days, dropped to 11.4 percent in 2015 from 25.7 percent in 2005, according to an NMDoH news release.
Las Cruces (NM) Sun-News
added Jul 24, 2016 15:06
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Little enforcement of Tobacco Control Act douses its relevance

checks made by the Jamaica Observer showed that despite clear violations daily, only two persons have been prosecuted since the Act was promulgated on July 15, 2013, almost three weeks after it was announced by then Minister of Health Dr Fenton Ferguson d
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jul 24, 2016 14:31
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[Russia] Outrage after 5-year-old seen smoking fag and sipping lager - in local PLAYGROUND

A boy aged just five has been caught in this shocking image enjoying a fag and a can of beer - while at his local playground. The child was seen puffing a cigarette behind the wheel of a toy car while holding the alcoholic beverage. His astonishing anti
The Mirror (uk)
added Jul 23, 2016 20:25
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